• Snowboarding Injuries and Prevention Tips

    Snowboarding Injuries and Prevention Tips

    When US Olympian Shaun White won his third gold medal in the men’s halfpipe run during the 2018 Winter Olympics, fans worldwide cheered at the stunning theatrics of the snowboarder. His skill and agility is inspiring, and many amateur snowboarders will take to their boards and try their own techniques. Snowboarding continues to grow in popularity, but people should be aware of the injury risk it poses, particularly for the foot and ankle. Naven Duggal, MD, a Foot & Ankle Specialist with Syracus

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  • Dr. Nathan Everding

    There’s No Place Like Home: Shoulder Replacement Surgery in 2018 and Beyond

    By: Nathan Everding, MD In the not-too-distant past, the practice of orthopedic surgery was largely centered on patient care within the hospital. Many orthopedic problems required long inpatient hospital stays and even prolonged bedrest. Many fractures were treated with traction; placing a metal pin across a bone and hanging weights off the side of a bed to pull on a fracture, maintaining fracture alignment while the bone heals. Broken bones can take 6 weeks or even longer to heal, so you can i

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  • Winter Sports After Joint Replacement | Snowshoeing

    Winter Sports After Joint Replacement

    It’s winter in Central New York. That means outdoor sports enthusiasts are skiing instead of golfing and skating instead swimming.  For patients who have recently undergone a joint replacement surgery, the transition may not be as easy as replacing one sport with another. The Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists’ (SOS) Joint Replacement Experts caution their patients about high impact winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, and counsel individual patients based on their unique factors, but i

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  • Courting Safety and Avoiding Stress Fractures

    Courting Safety and Avoiding Stress Fractures

    Basketball season is fully underway - professional, collegiate and high school. Central New Yorkers are cheering for the Orange and local high school rivalries are heating up. Everyone at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) shares the excitement. For the members of the SOS Sports Medicine Team, their focus is also on injury prevention and treatment in basketball players at all levels. SOS is a proud member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM )., In a recent period

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  • 2017 SOS and SOS PLUS Holiday Hours

    2017 SOS and SOS PLUS Holiday Hours

    SOS wishes you and your family a happy holiday season. Please note the change in our hours for SOS and SOS PLUS during the holiday season. Friday December 22ndSOS Open 8AM-12PMSOS PLUS Open 5:00PM-8:30PM Saturday December 23rdSOS PLUS Open 10AM-2PM Sunday December 24thAll Offices Closed Monday December 25thAll Offices Closed Tuesday December 26thAll Offices Open Friday December 29thAll Offices Open and SOS PLUS Open 5:00PM-8:30PM Saturday December 30thSOS PLUS Open 10AM-2PM Sunday De

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